Town of Hempstead

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Town Officials

Town of Hempstead Supervisor

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Town of Hempstead Clerk

Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Town of Hempstead Receiver Of Taxes

Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.


Redacted Financial Disclosures

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Demographics

Information provided by ClearGov

Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
Cleargov-house
Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Meeting
Schedules

Town Board Meetings
2019 Meeting Schedule
January 8 7:00 PM 
January 22 10:30 AM
February 5 7:00 PM
February 26 10:30 AM
March 12 7:00 PM
April 2 10:30 AM
April 16 10:30 AM
May 7 10:30 AM
May 21 10:30 AM
June 11 7:00 PM
July 2 10:30 AM
August 6 10:30 AM
September 3 10:30 AM
September 24 7:00 PM
October 2 10:30 AM
October 16 2:30 PM
October 16 7:00 PM
November 12 10:30 AM
December 10 10:30 AM
BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2019 Hearing Schedule
January 9 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 30 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 27 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 1 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 8 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 22 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 26 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 14 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 25 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 23 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 13 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Events

Event Fliers


Ongoing Events

Date Range Event
06/19/2018 - 06/19/2019 Fast Forward Fridays
10/12/2018 - 02/12/2019 Taxpayer's Seminars | Winter 2018/2019

Town Agenda

Today (12/18/2018)

No Events Scheduled Today

This Week (12/18 - 12/25)

Town Wide

2018-12-21

Kwanzaa Celebration

One Washington Street
Hempstead, New York 11550

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Town Resources

2018-12-24

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Town Wide

2018-12-25

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Christmas.


This Month (December)

Town Clerk

2018-12-03

East Meadow and Elmont 2019 Parking Permits On Sale

2019 East Meadow and Elmont restricted parking permits go on sale.

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Building & Zoning

2018-12-05

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-12-06

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Elmont Library
700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont

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Town Board

2018-12-11

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-12-11

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Bellmore Library
2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore

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Building & Zoning

2018-12-12

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-12-13

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Seaford Library
2234 Jackson Ave., Seaford.

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Town Wide

2018-12-21

Kwanzaa Celebration

One Washington Street
Hempstead, New York 11550

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Town Resources

2018-12-24

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Town Wide

2018-12-25

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Christmas.


Town Clerk

2018-12-31

2018 East Meadow and Elmont Parking Permits Expire

All 2018 East Meadow and Elmont restricted parking permits expire.

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Helpline

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Saftey at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline